Esther Strauss

Esther Strauss

Esther Strauss

Expertise

Business management, Business strategy, Personal finance, Human resources management, Media planning

Currently

Co-founder

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Mannheim Business School, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Esther is a business strategist with over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, educator, and management advisor. She has founded companies in technology and media, both of which had successful exits within 5 years. The companies now employ over 200 people. She has several impressive accomplishments in the media field. Esther attended the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she studied abroad at Oxford University. She earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Esther Strauss is the co-founder of Step By Step Business, as well as an accomplished author and speaker.

Experience

Esther is a business strategist with over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, educator, and management advisor. She has founded companies in technology and media, both of which had successful exits within 5 years. The companies now employ over 200 people. She has several impressive accomplishments in the media field.

Esther was named a “Corporate Champion” in Folio Magazine’s 2019 Top Women in Media Awards. She also appears in print, broadcast and streaming media as a personal finance and careers commentator and expert.

She served as the Director of Client Services at SET Media, a video ad technology company. She started her career in media planning at Universal McCann in San Francisco working with brands such as Microsoft and Sony.

Her work has achieved award-winning results including EPPY, OMMA and W3 awards in UI/UX. Visual Aesthetics, and Website Design.

Currently, as a co-founder of Step-By-Step Business, a company focused on educating aspiring entrepreneurs, her role is to strategically drive the growth of the company, and to make sure that the information provided to entrepreneurs provides the greatest possible value. The company’s long-term goal is to inspire the formation of thousands of new businesses by creating awareness of opportunities and providing comprehensive guidance to entrepreneurs around the world.

Education

Esther attended the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she studied abroad at Oxford University. While at Penn, she was involved in an entrepreneurship program and won the Best Business Idea award twice. She earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She was also an assistant professor at Babson College and taught entrepreneurial leadership courses.

Recent articles

How to Start a Snow Cone Business

How to Start a Snow Cone Business

Esther Strauss

Published on September 24, 2021

Everyone loves a snow cone – those sweet, flavor-packed mountains of shaved ice in a cup. But have you ever considered running a snow conebusin ...

How to Start a Screen Printing Business

How to Start a Screen Printing Business

Esther Strauss

Published on September 14, 2021

Do you enjoy graphic design or have a flair for creating eye-catching works of art? Then starting a screen printing business could be agreat ...

EIN Lookup: How to Find Your EIN Number

EIN Lookup: How to Find Your EIN Number

Esther Strauss

Published on September 10, 2021

If you do not know your Employer Identification Number, also referred to as your EIN, don’t fret. There are several ways to look up your EIN, ...

How to Start a Business in Kansas

How to Start a Business in Kansas

Esther Strauss

Published on September 9, 2021

The great plains of Kansas have been drawing those who love the great outdoors for generations, and the landscape remains ideal for anybody whowants ...

How to Start a Business in Iowa

How to Start a Business in Iowa

Esther Strauss

Published on September 9, 2021

The Hawkeye State is second to none at combining old and new. On the one hand, its agricultural industry is America’s breadbasket, responsible for ...

How Many DBAs Can an LLC Have?

How Many DBAs Can an LLC Have?

Esther Strauss

Published on September 2, 2021

If you’re in the process of forming a limited liability corporation (LLC) or have already formed one, the thought of using multiple DBAs might ...

How to Start a Business in Idaho

How to Start a Business in Idaho

Esther Strauss

Published on September 2, 2021

With the eighth-lowest population density in the US, the Gem State is known for its wide open spaces and beautiful mountain ranges. But not onlydoes ...

How to Start a Business in Hawaii

How to Start a Business in Hawaii

Esther Strauss

Published on September 2, 2021

Hawaii may be America’s youngest state, but it’s no spring chicken when it comes to economic maturity. The archipelago offers a vibrantenvironme ...

How to Start a Business in Delaware

How to Start a Business in Delaware

Esther Strauss

Published on August 24, 2021

The First State may be small, but it’s a giant in business terms. Business-friendly tax and legal policies have prompted entrepreneurs from across ...